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Selma in Dallas County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

British West Florida, 1764-83

 
 
British West Florida, 1764-83 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
1. British West Florida, 1764-83 Marker
Inscription.
Colony’s north boundary
crossed present-day
Alabama - Mississippi
at this point on 32° 28’
by edict of British king.

Colony extended south to Gulf.
France had ceded area in 1763.

Spain invaded, seized area in 1780.
Britain ceded it to Spain in 1783.
Spain ceded part to U.S. in 1795.
 
Erected 1954 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 32° 26.772′ N, 87° 0.983′ W. Marker is in Selma, Alabama, in Dallas County. Marker is on State Highway 22, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2940 Citizens Parkway, Selma AL 36701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Valley Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Defense of Selma Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Union Troops Charge (approx. 1.4 miles away); Redoubt No. 15 (approx. 1.6 miles away); R.B. Hudson High School (approx. 1.9 miles away); Tabernacle Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Tabernacle Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Last Stronghold Falls (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
 
Also see . . .
British West Florida, 1764-83 Marker Looking North along Highway 22 image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
2. British West Florida, 1764-83 Marker Looking North along Highway 22

1. Dominion of British West Florida. (Submitted on November 8, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. British West Florida - Mississippi History Now. (Submitted on November 8, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Close-up of the Map Image on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim & Renda Carr, November 6, 2010
3. Close-up of the Map Image on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 790 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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